Charleston, WV
600 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25301
T: (304) 347-1753
F: (304) 343-2867

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (1995)

M.B.A., West Virginia University (1995)

B.S., West Virginia University (1991)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
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Scott E. Barnette


Scott Barnette focuses his practice in energy law, real estate development and construction law.

Scott serves as a member of the MBA Advisory Board to the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics. In addition to practicing law, Scott also teaches organizational leadership as an adjunct professor at the University of Charleston.

Scott received his law degree from the West Virginia University College of Law. He received his master’s degree in business administration and bachelor of science in business from West Virginia University.

He is admitted to practice in West Virginia. Before joining Bowles Rice, Scott worked as general counsel to the West Virginia Military Authority. He also worked as a real estate broker and appraiser.

Professional Highlights

  • West Virginia Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  • West Virginia Real Estate Broker
  • MBA Advisory Board, West Virginia University College of Business and Economics
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Charleston (2012-present)
  • General Counsel, West Virginia Military Authority (2009-2013)
  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
  • Gas & Oil Association of WV, Inc.
  • Metallurgical Coal Producers Association
  • West Virginia State Bar Association